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Assured and Automatic Admissions at Texas Colleges

In 1997, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 588 – also known as the Texas Top Ten Percent Law – guaranteeing automatic admission to all state-funded universities for Texas students in the top ten percent of their high school class. This law was later amended to allow universities to cap their admissions to the Top Ten Percenters as 75% of their freshmen 'seats'. This has allowed UT Austin … [Read More...]

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Timeline for Taking the SAT or ACT

The SAT and the ACT are very different college entrance exams and most colleges are now accepting both. This has led to most students taking both the SAT and the ACT tests, although that is not required or suggested by many professionals in the college admissions field. Junior and senior year of high school are already very busy times so planning ahead really helps! First, let’s explore the … [Read More...]